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Kirkwood Offers “Camps on a Mission”

KICK program provides fun activities with side orders of learning and career knowledge Does your 10-year-old want to earn money as a professional pet sitter? Maybe your 12-year-old has a lawn-mowing business in mind. “Your Lucky Day: Entrepreneur’s Workshop,” a seminar being offered June 13 by Kirkwood Community College’s summer KICK Program, will teach young […]

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“Financial Aid: 101” Sessions Planned

April/May programs to help students and parents in quest for support To assist both current and prospective students in understanding financial help for higher education, Kirkwood Community College will offer a series of “Financial Aid: 101” classes. Four sessions are planned, all set for the Gritter Room (317 Iowa Hall) on the college’s Cedar Rapids […]

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Kirkwood Hosts Advanced Manufacturing Conference

May 14 program highlights “Changing Faces/Facing Changes” theme Kirkwood Community College will host the Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Conference on May 14. The one-day conference will focus on workforce skills, management challenges and global opportunities in the field of advanced manufacturing. The program will be held at Kirkwood’s new Center for Continuing Education, 76th Avenue and […]

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New SBDC Director Knows Start-Ups First-Hand

Al Beach appointed as director of Small Business Development Center Kirkwood Community College has appointed Alan D. Beach as director of the Small Business Development Center. He replaces Steve Sprague, who left in December after 12 years to start his own consulting business. Dee Baird, Continuing Education and Training Services vice president at Kirkwood, said […]

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Lecture Brings Famed Photographer to Kirkwood

Arts and Humanities lecture Apr. 22 to feature Danny Wilcox Frazier In order to answer the age old question, “Who are we?” Kirkwood Community College’s Arts and Humanities department is bringing in someone with a little perspective. Danny Wilcox Frazier, Time Magazine photographer and author of the award-winning book, “Driftless” will be speaking in Ballantyne […]

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DUI Simulator at Kirkwood, April 23

A “blurry experience” paints a clear picture of risk To emphasize the risks and dangers of drunk driving, Kirkwood Student Life will sponsor a DUI Simulator event. Students and staff can get a first-hand experience of the dangers of Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or other substances in front of Iowa Hall Wednesday, April […]

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